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PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR

A 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED XINCHOU YEAR (CORRESPONDING TO 1601)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
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PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR

A 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED XINCHOU YEAR (CORRESPONDING TO 1601)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A 'QIANGJIN' AND 'TIANQI' LACQUER RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
WANLI MARK AND PERIOD, DATED XINCHOU YEAR (CORRESPONDING TO 1601)
of rectangular shape with lobed corners, the cover incised and painted in the qiangjin technique and further picked out in the tianqi polychrome enamels, decorated with a cartouche enclosing a landscape scene with an official and three attendants against a wan diaper ground, the longer sides with two confronting dragons in mutual pursuit of a flaming pearl reserved within a cartouche, the narrow sides with further dragons and floral sprays, all framed by scrolling lotus around the contours, the box similarly decorated, the interiors and base lacquered black, the base with an incised and gilt mark, dated xinchou year of the Wanli reign (corresponding to 1601)
Quantité: 2
23 cm, 9 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2010, lot 1935.

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